Oh, what a fabulous family we have in the Bushes.
President George W. Bush’s aunt and other members of a prominent Greenwich church showed up in federal court Tuesday to support a former music director who pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography.
Robert F. Tate, 64, of Greenwich, remained behind bars after the hearing. FBI agents arrested him last month in Los Angeles.
Tate was the longtime music director of Christ Church in Greenwich, where former President George Bush attended services while growing up. Funeral services for his parents, Prescott Bush Sr. and Dorothy Walker Bush, were held there.
“I think he’s wonderful,” said Elizabeth Bush, whose husband, Prescott, is President Bush’s uncle and former President Bush’s brother. “He’s certainly been a wonderful, wonderful choir director for 36 years. He’s just the most extraordinarily talented and spiritual person.”
Court records accuse Tate of possessing digital images of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct and refer to “apparent foreign travel for purpose of photographing children.” An investigation is continuing.
Hat-tip chicago dyke.